Skip to main content

About your Search

Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)
Feb 23, 2013 10:00pm PST
's okay and we rely on our fans and we'll get it right. >> joining me on the phone is tom hoover, he calls himself a nascar superfan. you were there today when the crash happened. where were you and what did you see? >> we were in what's called the sprint tower. we were sitting in the upper deck and it was about probably 15 feet to the left of where the car hit the fence. >> and so what did you see? >> we saw -- we were watching -- it was a big finish and all of a sudden we saw a wreck and then we saw the car in the air and it hit the fence. it was pretty scary. once it hit the fence, we saw parts flying off. the car shredded into many pieces. >> immediately did you know that people were injured? >> no, we did not know because i think we were in a state of shock. it was such a big crash and it hit the fence. after two or three minutes, we saw parts of the car had broken the barrier and that people in the stands could have been hurt. >> so this was, you said, not until a couple of minutes after. what were people doing? how did people react to this? >> well, everybody in our area rushed to t
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
upgrade for the first time since 9/11. the massive herbert hoover building will become more secure and more visitor friendly than the barriers that are there right now. tom sherwood with a look at the plan that includes the white house visitor center. tom? >> wendy, tourism in the nation's capital is big business. but ugly security barriers don't help. little known national aquarium has been tucked away since 1932 in the huge basement of the commerce department building downtown. video screens, live exhibits delight visitors like this capital from boston. what do you think? >> it's great. >> ugly sidewalk secure barriers in place since 9/11, they were supposed to be temporary, still discourage foot traffic to the aconveyor numb and the white house visitors center. >> where now there have been planters sitting for a long time, the trees aren't terribly healthy. the sidewalk isn't in good shape. >> but the entire perimeter, one side isour football fields long, about got pedestrian friendly security that respects the historic building. >> really one of the first times for the federal
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)